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Definition: Other structures

ESA 1995

Structures other than buildings, including the cost of the streets, sewers and site clearance and preparation other than for residential or non residential buildings. Also included are historic monuments for which identification as dwellings or nonresidential buildings is not possible and shafts, tunnels and other structures associated with mining subsoil assets. (Major improvements to land, such as dams and dikes for flood control, are included in the value of land).

Examples include highways, streets, roads, railways and airfield runways bridges, elevated highways, tunnels and subways waterways, harbours, dams and other waterworks long-distance pipelines, communication and power lines local pipelines and cables, ancillary works constructions for mining and manufacture and constructions for sport and recreation.
Eurostat, "European System of Accounts - ESA 1995", Office for Official Publications of the European Communities, Luxembourg, 1996